SOAS submit document on withdrawal of Emergency surgery

HOSPITAL campaign group, Save Our Acute Services (SOAS) has submitted documentation amounting to 1,833 pages to the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) which details concerns highlighting patient safety and staff welfare in the South West Region following the withdrawal of emergency general surgery from South West Acute Hospital (SWAH) in Enniskillen. The documentation identifies […]

Patient stories lay bare reality of surgery withdrawal

HUNDREDS of patient experience stories gathered by campaign group Save Our Acute Services (SOAS) have laid bare the grim reality now facing Fermanagh patients since the withdrawal of emergency general surgery (EGS) from the SWAH. Over the past year, since EGS at the Enniskillen hospital was suspended indefinitely, the Western Trust has repeatedly stated that it has put […]